Michael Chertoff admits that three and a half years after Hurricane Katrina, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) he heads still falls short from protecting the American national structures from natural disasters.
Articles By: Emily Miller
A page from the half-full/half empty school of economic indicator reading.
In Hollywood, can any movie be produced capable of sending shrill shockwaves deep into the core of Los Angeles’ conscience? It seems such a feat is indeed possible.
Education and health: two seemingly separate domains, but according Robert Kaestner, professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the two are closely intertwined.
Senators from both sides of the aisle met earlier this month to advocate reforming long-term healthcare, an aspect of the healthcare debate both congressmen worry is being overlooked this campaign season.
The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission) held a congressional hearing last week to revisit Guantanamo policies in the wake of Boumediene v. Bush, a recent Supreme Court decision that extends habeas corpus rights to detainees in Guantanamo Bay.
The coming conflict over gay marriage permeates into much deeper aspects of life and law, and churches being slapped with lawsuits barely scratches the surface of the legal challenges ahead.
The media is quick to paint Chief Justice John Roberts’ Supreme Court into an ideological corner, tagging it conservative or liberal, minimalist or imperialist, unified or deeply fractured.
The U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement was signed by the U.S. and Colombia two years ago in November of 2006, yet it still awaits congressional approval needed for final passage.
Guantanamo Bay prison is coming to a city near you, courtesy of the Cell Tour, an offshoot project of Amnesty International.